18.09.14

Pound steady as Scots vote.

• Positive economic data holds sterling steady
• Draghi’s trillion-euro plan starts today
• Dollar rallies on hawkish Fed projections
• Rand snaps two-day gains

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16.09.14

Dollar rises against pound ahead of Scottish vote.

• Pound ruled by Scotland speculation
• Sluggish euro recovery hit by falling exports
• Dollar gains as Fed begins meeting
• Kiwi holds gains as dairy auction looms

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15.09.14

Sterling faces important week with Scottish Referendum.

• Pound under pressure as referendum fears weigh
• Draghi readies euro-zone for economic boost
• Dollar gains on rate speculation
• Rand weakens to 7-month low against dollar

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12.09.14

Scottish Referendum Poll boosts Pound.

• Pound climbs as Scottish No vote ahead
• Draghi says euro-zone rebound needs reform and stimulus
• Dollar set for best week in 10 months
• Kiwi plummets to seven month low ahead of GDP data

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11.09.14

Reprieve for sterling, but will it last?

• Pound seesaws on Scotland poll
• Obstacles loom for Draghi’s loans plan
• Dollar gains against yen, euro on hawkish Fed expectations
• Strong jobs data boosts Aussie dollar

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10.09.14

Pound near the lowest since November

Carney can’t escape housing as debt colors rates policy
• Dollar touches strongest versus Yen in almost six years
• Yellen’s dials defy truman plea for one-handed economist
• Aussie falls after Confidence worsens, moving average breached

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09.09.14

Sterling Steals Ugly Stick from Single Currency

• Dollar hits 6 year high versus Yen
• Sterling smashed as $1.61 handle breached versus U.S. currency
• Asian investors lead the way in dumping UK pound ahead of referendum
• Euro remains vulnerable but ECB welcome weaker single currency

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08.09.14

Sterling tumbles as shock poll puts ‘Yes’ vote in the lead.

• Sterling at 10 month low on Union break fears
• Draghi derails euro
• Dollar range-bound in early trade
• Kiwi dollar seen weakening as elections loom

05.09.14

Draghi Sends Euro Lower with Unexpected Interest Rate Cut

• Euro plummets to 13 month low versus dollar
• Sterling rallies over 1 cent versus falling single currency
• BoE leaves interest rates and QE unchanged
• Dollar surges as policies diverge

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04.09.14

ECB and BoE meetings in focus.

• Upbeat data fails to ease Sterling Scotland jitters; BoE expected to hold
• Euro holds steady as ECB policy decision looms
• Dollar gains as job gains boost Fed bets
• Aussie dollar climbs as trade deficit narrows

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